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Providence Health & Services Senior Enterprise Windows Systems Administrator in Renton, Washington


Providence St. Joseph Health is calling a Senior Enterprise Windows Systems Administrator to any of our office locations in WA, OR, AK, or CA.

We are seeking a Senior Enterprise Windows Server Administrator to focus on the role of the Server OS in the enterprise and how it can help achieve strategic goals and objectives. They leverage their deep technical expertise to routinely lead troubleshooting efforts, design sessions, projects/initiatives, and other bodies of work related to the Windows Server OS. They also mentor and develop the Associate, and Intermediate level members of their team. They work independently with other Information Services (IS) professionals (e.g. Operational, Engineering, Architecture, and Application teams) applying their specific Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities to ensure the Windows Server Operating System (OS) is optimized for the delivery of clinical and business services in support of the IS Strategic Plan. Ensuring this level of optimization requires close work with clinical and non-clinical caregivers, project managers, and other Information Technology professionals in order to enumerate requirements from these various groups of stakeholders. The Senior Enterprise Windows Server Administrator uses their expert knowledge of the Windows Server OS to autonomously determine the optimal configuration of the OS and then configures the OS in the manner they determine best meets requirements. In the course of their work, they also author new or modify existing documentation related to the Windows Server OS. Finally, they serve as an in-house, operational escalation point for troubleshooting systems experiencing complex issues and as well as developing and implementing solutions for these complex issues.

The environment is fast paced and very dynamic which requires an individual capable of making independent decisions at times without complete knowledge or guidance but doing so in a manner that accounts for industry recognized best practices to help ensure the most positive outcome in a given situation.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Provide expert-level optimization of the Windows Server Operating System configuration to support requirements for clinical and non-clinical services.

  • Research and resolve technical issues related to the Windows Server Operating System and participate/lead problem resolution efforts.

  • Provide technical peer review and consulting services.

  • Author clear, concise and complete communications for change, incident and problem management.

  • Plan, research, and design solutions in support of strategic plans or clinical/business requirements.

  • Collaborate with Architecture, Engineering, and peers to develop enterprise-wide technical standards and road maps.

  • Estimate infrastructure component costs with vendors and internal technology resources for current and proposed projects.

  • Provide direction in developing specifications/requirements for selecting and testing new technologies.

  • Evaluate system designs, provides recommendations to improve performance, security, and functionality.

  • Develop and guide the implementation of solutions that improve information reporting and metrics.

  • Lead root cause analysis on Windows Server Operating System related problems.

  • Assist in budgeting activities for Enterprise projects, department capital and operational budgets, feasibility studies and cost/benefit analysis. Participates in the development and adherence to project schedules.

  • Monitor, respond to, and remediate alerts associated with the Windows Server Operating System.

  • Patch the Windows Server Operating System and remediate security vulnerabilities related to the Windows Server Operating System.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field or equivalent educ/experience.

  • 6 years of related experience.

  • Expert in Windows Server Operating System command line operations.

  • Microsoft, VMWare, or Cisco UCS certifications with 6 months of hire.

About the department you will serve.

Providence Strategic and Management Services provides a variety of functional and system support services for all eight regions of Providence St. Joseph health from Alaska to California. We are focused on supporting our Mission by delivering a robust foundation of services and sharing of specialized expertise.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Information Technology

Location: Washington-Renton

Other Location(s): Alaska-Anchorage, Oregon-Portland, California-Burbank, California-Irvine

Req ID: 226968